Carla is an insurance and commercial litigation specialist. She mainly acts for insurers and corporate entities in respect of professional negligence claims brought against surveyors, accountants, construction professionals, financial planners, solicitors and brokers.
Carla has extensive experience with large scale litigation having acted for two blue-chip Australian companies in proceedings concerning complex insurance coverage and causation issues. She has also acted for a leading debt collection agency in the defence of a securities class action.
Carla has acted for marine insurers in relation to numerous shipping disputes and cargo claims, and for a leading trade credit insurance broker in the Federal Court of Australia in professional negligence proceedings. She has also been seconded as claims legal counsel to a large advertising and telecommunications company.
Carla is dedicated to understanding her clients’ needs which assists her in providing detailed and user-tailored advice. She prides herself on her communication skills, negotiation skills and her ability to connect with people to achieve her clients’ desired outcome.